Summary/Objective As a key member of the Prescott Human Resources and Environmental, Health & Safety teams, the Occupational Health Nurse (“OHN”) is expected to work collaboratively with leadership and operations teams to promote a healthy and safe work environment, while still efficiently meeting the business needs. The OHN will help workers remain healthy and productive with a focus on employee protection from work-related and environmental hazards and prevention of illness and injury in the workplace.
Essential Job Functions:
Assure compliance with regulatory requirements related to clinical operations;
Maintain appropriate records associated with the responsibilities of the position in a confidential manner;
Manage and administer the facility’s Workers’ Compensation program, including evaluation and initial treatment of injuries, maintenance and filing of required forms, coordinating with the Company’s Workers’ Compensation insurer, and where appropriate, assisting with return to work;
Manage and administer Company records and logs for OSHA reporting purposes;
Administer Company programs, including but not limited to, the Company’s Substance Abuse Policy;
Provide required training and testing to employees, including but not limited to, hearing conservation, blood borne pathogens, and blood lead level monitoring;
Assist with the administration of the Company’s annual Health & Wellness Fair;
Administer Company immunization programs, such as Influenza;
Develop protocols for and coordinate the facility’s Emergency Responder program as required by OSHA standards;
Participate in the Company’s interactive process for requests for accommodations under the ADA;
Maintain current awareness of applicable federal, state and local health, industrial hygiene and safety regulations;
Develop creative, engaging programs by which to increase awareness of health risks and the overall wellness of Company employees;
Maintain adequate amounts of Health Clinic supplies such as routine OTC meds and bandaging, for emergency use and ensure that all medical supplies & equipment are current, in good working order and calibrated, if indicated.
Ideal Candidate Profile:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be of high integrity and maintain confidentiality at all times.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current unencumbered Registered Nurse Licensure within Arizona.
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience as an RN is required. Experience in Occupational Health nursing in a manufacturing environment is desirable, but not required. COHN preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification required within six months of hire
Basic computer proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Power-point is required
Good written and oral communication skills.
Public speaking ability.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Lifting: Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Push/pull: Typically less than one pound. Job is performed sitting or standing. Frequent walking is required as visiting employees and work areas on the plant floor are regular aspects of the job duties. Twisting, rotating fingers, hands, wrists, forearms, elbows, biceps, knees, legs, ankles, hips, shoulders, neck, upper & lower back are required. Must be able to bend, stoop, and pivot. Functions of the job vary daily as do the range of nursing duties.
May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and OPIM bodily fluids including blood. Will be exposed to loud noises, as loud as 85 dcB or higher while on the plant floor. Those areas are in a mandatory hearing conservation program as required by OSHA standards. Personal protective equipment that is required includes hearing protection (ear buds or ear muffs), safety glasses, and gloves (as needed). Shoes must be slip resistant, or rubber hard soles, with closed toes and heel.
You must be 18+ years of age, and be able to pass a drug screen and background screen.
Internal Number: PGD
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